On 1 February 2018, the Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) granted the Balticconnector project’s offshore pipeline a permit for the construction of the 33-kilometer section of the pipeline in Finnish territorial waters. The permit allows Baltic Connector Oy to have its offshore pipeline built in the Inkoo municipality and in the Finnish territorial waters. The […]
On 24 January 2018, Baltic Connector Oy signed a contract with Louhintahiekka Oy for excavation and other zone work at the compressor station. The measures outlined in the contract will be carried out before the start of the construction work of the compressor station.
On 4 January 2018, Baltic Connector and Elering signed an agreement with Corinth Pipeworks Pipe Industry SA to manufacture an offshore pipeline and deliver pipe material. The agreement covers the pipe material for the 77-kilometre offshore pipeline from Finland to Estonia. The offshore pipeline will be manufactured in 2018 in Corinth’s factory in Greece, and […]
On 30 November 2017 the Regional State Administrative Agency granted Baltic Connector’s offshore pipeline a permit in accordance with the Water Act. The decision permits Baltic Connector to build a offshore gas pipeline from Inkoo to the Finnish-Estonian border. The Regional State Administrative Agency has additionally granted a permit in accordance with the Water Act to […]
Baltic Connector Oy has signed agreements for the manufacture of pipes and a dust-liquid separator, which will enable the project to advance as scheduled.
The Council of State approved Baltic Connector’s application for an expropriation and advance seizure permit on 26 October 2017. The permit entitles Baltic Connector Oy to seize the land required to construct the on-shore sections of the natural gas pipeline. Furthermore, the permit also entitles Baltic Connector to transfer gas on the expropriated areas. The […]
Baltic Connector Oy has made the following appointments:
The Balticconnector gas pipeline project is progressing on schedule thanks to the procurement of a compressor. On Monday 16 October, Baltic Connector signed an agreement with Thermodyn S.A.S, part of Baker Hughes, a GE company, on the delivery and installation of the compressor unit. The contract price is around 5 million euros and covers the […]
On 13 October 2017, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment authorised the building of the Balticconnector gas pipeline across the Finnish border. The gas pipeline will be built between Finland and Estonia. When completed, the Balticconnector project will enable the opening of the Finnish natural gas market for competition and connect Finland to EU’s […]
On 19 September 2017 Baltic Connector signed a land lease agreement for a compressor station. The area is leased to Baltic Connector for the transport of natural gas and related operations. The location of the area with the size of 3.3 hectares is in the municipality of Inkoo in the Svartbäck region near the coast. […]